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Arts Council

The Seton Hall University Arts Council supports the integral role of the arts in higher education. The Arts Council, housed within the College of Communication and the Arts, strengthens the cultural vitality of the visual, literary and performing arts for the University campus and the surrounding community. Programming is offered through various distinct programs, including: the Classical Concert Series, Jazz 'n the Hall, Poetry-in-the-Round, the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute, the Seton Hall Choral Program, Seton Hall Theatre and the Walsh Gallery.

Programs and Initiatives

Classical Concert Series

Seton Hall Classical Concert Series x320

Presents world-class soloists and ensembles from around the globe. Blending education with artistry, preconcert lectures and workshops are regularly offered to students and the public free of charge. Learn more »

Jazz 'n the Hall

A group shot of the Faculty Jazz Ensemble.

Celebrates America's most influential music by bringing world renowned jazz ensembles to the Seton Hall community. Learn more »

Seton Hall Theatre

A performance of Dido and Aeneas.

Offers a wide variety of theatrical opportunities for students including faculty, visiting directors and student directed main-stage productions and the Theatre Council series. Learn more »

Seton Hall University Choral Program

Seton Hall Choir

Provides students with the opportunity to increase their musical expertise and facility with a variety of programming across the Seton Hall Music Program. Learn more »

The Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute
Members of the Joseph A. Unanue Institute.

Inspired by the legacy of Joseph A. Unanue, the Latino Institute advances, educates, and transforms students into the next generation of servant leaders in our ever changing global society. Learn more »

Walsh Gallery

A student taking notes on an exhibit in the Walsh Gallery.

Hosts a number of exhibitions yearly ranging in topics from fine art to the historical, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary themes as the primary exhibition space on Seton Hall University's South Orange campus. Learn more »


Nathan Oates and Gary Shteyngart in front of the Poetry-in-the-Round.

Invites the world's most compelling and celebrated writers to read and discuss their works with students and community members. Learn more »

Upcoming Spring Events

15th Annual Undergraduate Student Art Exhibit | Walsh Gallery
Tuesday, April 2 to Friday, May 10
Seton Hall University's Walsh Gallery
Opening Reception: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
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Seton Hall University Faculty Jazz Ensemble | Jazz ‘n the Hall
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
South Orange Performing Arts Center
Tickets free on evening of the performance; $5 in advance.
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Lenten Meditation | SHU Choral Program
Monday, April 15, 2019 at 3 p.m.
Seton Hall University’s Chapel of Immaculate Conception
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The Spitfire Grill | SHU Theatre Production
May 2, 3, & 4 at 8:00 p.m.
May 5 at 2:00 p.m.
South Orange Performing Arts Center
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Annual Spring Choral Celebration | SHU Choral Program
Monday, May 6, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
South Orange Performing Arts Center
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Annual Spring Concert | SHU Concert Band and Chamber Orchestra
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 7:30 PM
South Orange Performing Arts Center
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